The Department of Surgery is seeking a Research Assistant to work collaboratively with research studies in the Division of Transplantation at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Assists in project planning, ensuring that pre-established work scope, IRB-approved study protocol, and regulatory requirements are followed. Recruit and coordinate research subjects, as appropriate. Develops and maintains recordkeeping systems and procedures.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Implements and maintains data collection and analysis systems in support of research protocol; including the management of data, paper files, and electronic databases.
Ensures the smooth and efficient day-to-day operation of research and data collection activities in compliance with The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other relevant patient privacy statutes.
Coordinates the day-to-day activities in the carrying out of research protocol, as appropriate to the position; may perform aspects of research protocol, as required, in accordance with specified program objectives.
Develops and maintains records of research activities, and prepares periodic and ad hoc reports, as required by investigators and/or regulatory bodies.
Acts as the primary administrative point of contact for internal research staff.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline. Some related experience. Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
One year working in a research setting preferred.
Technical writing, general programming, generating figures and tables from data, and reading and summarizing research literature.
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Highly detailed-oriented with excellent organizational and time-management skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent work attitude and habits including reliability, flexibility, and the ability to think and work independently and as a team.
Sitting, standing and walking for extended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s). Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or clinical/laboratory environment.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.26 - $22.35/Hour; Commensurate with experience Employee Group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine, East Baltimore Campus Department Name:Surgery, Transplant Surgery Personnel Area: School of Medicine
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